ARC Justice advocates for and supports vulnerable and disadvantaged people living in the Loddon Mallee Region. We protect and enhance the rights and interests of those who are disadvantaged due to structural, social, economic or cultural inequities, freecall 1800 639 121.
Youth Justice Group Conferencing is based on restorative justice principles. This program provides the Children's Court with an alternative pre-sentencing option that aims to divert young people from further or more serious re-offending.
Consumer Affairs Victoria assists and advises consumers and traders in relation to renting and accommodation, estate agents, building, shopping, credit and trading in Victoria. The Bendigo office provides outreach services to Castlemaine, Echuca, Kerang, Kyneton, Maryborough and Swan Hill.
The Dispute Settlement Centre of Victoria (DSCV) is a free dispute resolution service funded by the Victorian Government. The DSCV provides mediation services, as well as training and accrediting mediators to national standards.DSCV can help you resolve common neighbourhood disputes involving fences, trees, animals, noise and drainage; disputes about difficult or anti-social behaviour; workplace disputes; disputes within committees, clubs or Incorporated Associations.
The Loddon Campaspe Community Legal Centre helps disadvantaged Central Victorians with legal problems.
Victoria Legal Aid helps people with their legal problems. We focus on helping and protecting the rights of socially and economically disadvantaged Victorians. We can help in areas of criminal law, family law and some civil law matters, freecall: 1800 254 500 .